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MODIS Aerosol Data

Key References:

Levy, R., S. Mattoo, L.A. Munchak, L.A. Remer, A.M. Sayer, Patadia, F., and N. Hsu (2013). The Collection 6 MODIS Aerosol Products over Land and Ocean Atmos. Meas. Tech6, 2989-3034
doi:10.5194/amt-6-2989-2013

Hsu, N., M.J. Jeong, C. Bettenhausen, A.M. Sayer, R. Hansell, C.S. Seftor, J. Huang, and S.C. Tsay (2013). Enhanced Deep Blue Aerosol Retrieval Algorithm: The 2nd Generation J. Geophy., Res.,-Atmos118(1-20).
doi:10.1002/jgrd.50712

Further details »

Aerosol Products and data download tools:

Type/Source

File/Product Name

 Product Level

Format

 Resolution

 Source/Link

Standard Product

MOD04_L2

MYD04_L2

 L2

 HDF

(5 minute file)

10 x 10 Km

Goddard LAADS Web

Standard Product

MOD04_3K 

MYD04_3K

L2

 HDF

(5 minute file)

3 x 3 Km

Goddard LAADS Web

Standard Product

MOD08_D3 

 

L3

 HDF

(Daily file)

1 x 1 Degree

Goddard LAADS Web

Standard Product

MOD08_E3 

 

L3

 HDF

(weekly file)

1 x 1 Degree

Goddard LAADS Web

 Standard Product

MOD08_M3 

 

L3

 HDF

(monthly file)

1 x 1 Degree

Goddard LAADS Web

Near Real Time

MOD04_L2

MYD04_L2

L2

HDF

10 x 10 Km

LANCE-MODIS

 GIOVANNI (Analysis and Visualization)  

MOD08_D3 

MOD08_M3 

 

 L3

 HDF, ASCII, NetCDF,  KML, jpg

  1 x 1 Degree

GIOVANNI

Aerosol Maps

MO(Y)D04

MO(Y)D08*

L2 & L3

HDF, JPEG

10x10 km

1x1 degree

Goddard LAADS Web

AeroStat

(AERONET-MODIS inter-comparison tool)

MOD04_L2

MYD04_L2

AERONET Level 2.0

L2

Scatter & Time Series Plots over AERONET Stations

Spatial & Temporal Collocated at AERONET station

GIOVANNI AeroStat

Worldview (Multi Parameter Visualization)

Maps & Images

L2

JPEG, PNG, KMZ

250 m to 10km

NASA Worldview